Clinical feasibility and surgical benefits of video-assisted mediastinoscopic lymphadenectomy in the treatment of resectable lung cancer.

@article{Yoo2011ClinicalFA,
  title={Clinical feasibility and surgical benefits of video-assisted mediastinoscopic lymphadenectomy in the treatment of resectable lung cancer.},
  author={Dong Gon Yoo and Yong-Hee Kim and Dong Kwan Kim and Hyeong Ryul Kim and Seung Il Park},
  journal={European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={40 6},
  pages={1483-6}
}
OBJECTIVE This study was performed to assess the clinical feasibility and surgical outcomes of video-assisted mediastinoscopic lymphadenectomy in the treatment of resectable lung cancer. METHODS Between July 2004 and December 2009, we retrospectively analyzed 108 consecutive video-assisted mediastinoscopic lymphadenectomies in lung cancer patients from a prospectively collected database. Ninety-seven (89.8%) patients underwent combined operation during the same anesthesia and six (5.3… CONTINUE READING
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